Source: Thales Group
Headline: Thales will undertake the modifications of the ERTMS (Levels 1 & 2) installations, communications and energy for the new Chamartín station
The contracting for the modification by Thales of the ERTMS (Level 1& 2) (European Rail Traffic Management System) installations, telecommunications and energy of the high speed area in Madrid Chamartín Clara Campoamor station, awarded by Adif Alta Velocidad, is necessary for the new design of the station. This remodeling will lead to an important increase in capacity for the station in terms of traffic as well as train movement and passengers, since it will involve a total of six additional tracks for High-Speed and a new building for controlling them. When the works are completed Madrid Chamartín-Clara Campoamor will be Spain’s largest railway station and one of Europe’s largest.